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Do I make too much to get a medical card during my pregnancy?

I am six months pregnant, and I have recently been on military insurance, but now it has expired. I need to go apply for a Medical Card, but have been told if I make too much, I won't be approved for one. My husband makes rate, so minimum, he makes $8.25 an hour. I am on unemployment due to being pregnant, so I get about $421 every two weeks. We have already been turned down for food stamps, because we 'make too much', but I have been told if your pregnant, they pretty much give it to you anyways, no matter your income. I don't know if this was true, or if being pregnant really is an exception to the 'Medical Card Rules'. (I live in KY) Can anyone answer this for me please??

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What I wonder is who is supposed to pay for all this free medical care you are seeking? And how are you making money if you aren't working due to being pregnant? And why is being pregnant a reason not to work unless a doctor advices you to not work?
To answer your question, Obamacare is almost fully implemented so I am sure you can get some "free" help through it until the nation runs out of other people's money that is. Unless you don't qualify through government help you will have to buy your own insurance or pay a fine (tax) for not buying it. Either way, either you are screwed or your neighbor who has to pay for your free health care is screwed. Actually we are all screwed except for the 30 million more people who will now get "free" health care that the rest of us pay for.

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Im not a fan of Public Aid myself but,if this country wasnt such a mess maybe people wouldnt need it.This girl served our country and her insurance ran out.She wants to have a family,baby,and i support that.Ill gladly throw a few bucks to the cause.Its the people with 10 kids and a new cadillac that is wrong.I
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I agree with Dan here. Every woman deserves the right to become a mom. Hospital and medical bills are expensive.
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thanks say_ruh!....amen
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She stated in her description that she is on unemployment. Had her previous employer not allowed that, she wouldn't be on it. If you've never been pregnant, please don't speak what you know nothing about.
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you're welcome Dan!!
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i dint think they'll turn you down

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im in Illinois.You would definately qualify and get foodstamps if needed..Good luck and thanks for your service.Whole heartedly,Thank You...and congrats on the baby!

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Can't hurt to apply...good luck.

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In Georgia any pregnant woman is eligible for free healthcare regardless of the amount of income. You should at least try. The worse they can say is no.

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Yes let others pay for every woman's health care. Nice
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Do you know how expensive it is to have a baby at the hospital? lIt's thousands of dollars not including doctor's fees. I'm not on the system and the only time I have been was when I was pregnant. That was a really rude statement. Pregnancy is a beautiful thing. Don't stress this girl out.
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Some people on the system, have jobs and genuinely need help. You've jumped to a bold conclusion assuming this woman and her husband don't qualify for said benefits.
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